Canada Day Family Activities

Saturday, July 1, 2017,
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
National Gallery of Canada Scotiabank Great Hall
380 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9N4

Celebrate Canada Day with free admission to the Gallery. Discover the Canadian and Indigenous art on view in Our Masterpieces, Our Stories, come by the Our Stories creative hub and enjoy other fun activities throughout the day.

Art Making: Canada Day Party Hats

Scotiabank Great Hall

Make a unique party hat to celebrate Canada Day in style.

I’m Here With Kids Scavenger Hunt

Available in the Scotiabank Great Hall

Go on an adventure through the National Gallery of Canada with this fun scavenger hunt.

Temporary Tattoos

Available on the National Gallery of Canada Plaza

Show off your love of art with cool temporary tattoos.


Please note that public tours, docent program and interpreters are not available in galleries on Canada Day.

Canada Day Street Closures: Please note that there will be no access to the Gallery’s underground parking on July 1 due to Canada Day street closures. You can still make your way to the Gallery by using public transit or by parking your car in the surrounding area. See Canadian Heritage’s map of street closures or interactive map to plan your visit.

Saturday, July 1, 2017,
9:30 am to 4:00 pm
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